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May 4, 2014 7:00am PDT
look now at a disturbing development in nigeria. that's where terrorists kidnapped more than 200 school age girls. this weekend, there is an international campaign demanding their return. a protest was held in washington, d.c. yesterday. the hash tag #bring back our girls has been getting support on twitter as well. and secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. will do everything possible to find the girls and free them. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children is an unconscionable crime, and we'll do everything possible to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes and to hold the perpetrators to justice. >> kerry made that comment while addressing a youth conference in the ethiopian capital. >> the first openly gay bishop in the ank lucon church is divorcing his husband. gene robinson made that announcement in an e-mail to the diocese of new hampshire this weekend. they entered into a civil union in 2008 which converted to a marriage in 2010. robinson's election in 2003 as the first openly gay bishop gained international atten
NBC
May 4, 2014 6:00am PDT
around the globe are putting pressure on nigeria to step up its efforts in finding hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by a terror group. demonstrators gathered saturday at washington's lincoln memorial and here in new york they took over union square. more than 275 girls were kidnapped last month. officials say about 220 of them are still being held captive. >>> we have more information about former secretary of state condoleezza rice's decision not to speak at a commencement ceremony in new jersey. rice had accepted an invitation to address graduates on may 18th. after protests from students and faculty over her role in the iraq war she backed out. she made the announcement on facebook saying the invitation had become a distraction for the university. rutgers was prepared to pay the former secretary $35,000. on an unrelated note, i am now available. >>> an alarming study out today reveals how kids being bullied in school may be taking matters into their own hands. dr. nancy snyderman explains. >> reporter: school shootings, a huge problem in this country. mental illness often t
NBC
May 3, 2014 5:30pm PDT
closer look at a disturbing development in nigeria where terrorists kidnapped more than 200 teenage school girls. this week, there's an international campaign that is z demanding their return. a protest was held in washington, d.c., today. bring back our girls hash tag has been gaining support on twitter. also teoday secretary of state john kerry said the u.s. would do, quote, everything possible to free the girls. >> let me be clear. the kidnapping of hundreds of children is an unconscionable crime. and we will do everything possible to support the nigerian government to return these young women to their homes and to hold the perpetrators to justice. >> kerry made the comments while addressing a youth conference in the ethiopian capital today. as nbc's andrea mitchell reports, loved ups in nigeria are becoming more desperate and upset. ♪ >> reporter: anger and frustration more than two weeks after the kidnapping of more than 200 girls. a nightmare for the parents and extended families. some of the girls taken from this school may have already been sold into so-called marriages fo
NBC
May 3, 2014 5:00pm PDT
, international outrage over a massive student kidnapping in nigeria. the search is on for 200 girls who were grabbed from their classrooms. coming up next, the social media campaign that is demanding their return. we take you out live right now to the oracle arena in oakland. tonight we're going to find out if the warriors are going to be coming back for another series at home. at the roracle. warriors/clippers going on. starting in about two hours. hour and a half from right now. we'll of course have highlights of all that for you tonight at 1 1:00. take a break right now, be right back. >>> in just one day we can impact local non-profits in our communities. donate on may 6th. >>> good evening, everyone, i'm terry mcsweeney. diane dwyer is off tonight. we continue to follow developing news. traffic moving on the 580 freeway after a deadly shooting. police say about 1:00 this afternoon witnesses saw someone shooting at a blue suv. when officers arrived at the scene, suv was flipped over as you see in the video. the driver inside was dead. shot at least once. richmond police are investigating
NBC
May 1, 2014 5:30pm PDT
. >>> overseas now, a deadly bomb attack in nigeria late today on a busy street in that country's capital, killing at least nine people. it's the latest in a wave of violence by islamic extremists that has taken well over 1,000 lives so far just this year. the nigerian government also so far largely unable to stop it. and it gets worse. as you may have heard, terrorists have kidnapped more than 200 teenage schoolgirls. a nightmare for the parents and their whereabouts unknown leaving their families anxious and angry. we get this story from andrea mitchell. >> reporter: anger and frustration more than two weeks of the kidnapping of more than 200 girls. a nightmare for the parents and extended family. some of the girls taken from this school may have already been sold into so-called marriages for a few dollars. >> i personally believe that not enough is being done to rescue our daughters. >> reporter: nigeria, africa's wealthiest country is a magnet for global investment but northeast nigeria is a lawless, dangerous frontier, home to bands of islamic terrorists and destroying wester
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